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27th Nov 2014

6:00pm - 8:30pm

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Settler's Hall

27 Circular Quay W The Rocks NSW 2000
The Rocks NSW 2000

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Ever wondered what it would be like to work on some of Australia's and the worlds most glamorous events like the Academy Awards® Governors Ball, G’Day USA Black Tie Gala and the many A-List parties we read about in the social pages?

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    Join the who’s who of events at our Networx event on 27th November at a new Waterfront venue, the Settler’s Hall, Circular Quay.  

    Our final Networx for 2014 will provide you with a unique opportunity to hear from LA based world renowned events specialist Cheryl Cecchetto, as well as two Australian event queens -  Entertainment and Fashion Columnist Elle Halliwell and emerging event planner and bespoke specialist Ally Considine.   Our panel will share the secrets to a successful event no matter the size of your budget or audience. From creative brainstorming through to planning and execution, hear how these experts approach and rate events.  

    Our panel includes: • International event guru Cheryl Cecchetto, who has managed and directed some of LA's most glamorous celebrity events, and will share how she got started, insights into what goes on 'behind the scenes' and tips for working with A-listers • Local event specialist Ally Considine, will share her experience on premium events including the Audi Lifestyle Program with Matt Moran, the Cable Beach Polo 2014 and Rolex Baselworld Launch  • Entertainment Columnist for The Daily Telegraph, Elle Halliwell, has attended some of Australia's most sought after parties, and will disclose what she looks for at events and how to ensure your next event generates the right buzz.   Perfectly timed for the Sydney party season, this event is not to be missed by any PR, Event Planner or Creative wanting to head into the New Year with some fresh ideas!  

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Elle Halliwell

Elle Halliwell

Entertainment and Fashion Columnist, The Daily Telegraph

Elle Halliwell is an authority on fashion and celebrity news.

Currently fashion editor and entertainment writer for The Daily Telegraph, Elle covers the city’s hottest events and also writes Insider's celebrity style column, Code Red.   Elle’s career has taken her overseas reporting on global entertainment and fashion stories and seen her interview international stars including Oprah Winfrey, One Direction, Joel and Benji Madden, Robert Pattinson, Taylor Lautner, Cate Blanchett and Miranda Kerr.   Elle is a regular entertainment expert for 9NewsNOW and also appears regularly on Nine's Weekend TODAY and Mornings.    She now brings entertainment news to Nova 96.9 listeners with fellow Telegraph columnist J.Mo on their top rating national radio show Confidential on Nova.
Cheryl Cecchetto

Cheryl Cecchetto

Founder of Sequoia Productions

Cheryl Cecchetto, founder and president of Sequoia Productions, has been at the forefront of the special event world since 1990. At the heart of the entertainment industry in Los Angeles, Cecchetto and her crackerjack production team have consistently delivered comprehensive, cutting edge celebrations to the most distinguishing of clients, and savviest of guests. Trained in Toronto and New York in the performing arts, Cheryl’s penchant for the dramatic inspires both classic elements and emerging technologies to transform guests via all of the five senses.

  Cheryl’s many prestigious clients and projects include: • Academy Awards® Governors Ball - 25 consecutive years • Emmy Awards® Governors Ball - 17 consecutive years • G’Day USA Black Tie Gala - 12 consecutive years • Children’s Hospital Los Angeles • The Tournament of Roses • Guess? • Warner Brothers Studios • Entertainment Weekly • 20th Century Fox • People’s Choice Awards • Emirates Airlines   Cheryl has been featured on Good Morning America, The Today Show, CNN, E! Entertainment, Entertainment Tonight, FOX News, CBS News, ABC’s On The Red Carpet, and Access Hollywood. Her events and designs have been featured in countless publications including The Los Angeles Times, In Style, The Robb Report, Entertainment Weekly, USA Today, Vanity Fair and People Magazine.  
Ally Considine

Ally Considine

Event Director, MG Events

ALLY STARTED HER CAREER WORKING IN PUBLIC RELATIONS AND EVENTS REPRESENTING SOME OF THE WORLD’S LEADING LUXURY BRANDS BEFORE ESTABLISHING MARILYN GRACE IN 2011. SINCE ENTERING THE MARKET PLACE, ALLY HAS BEEN LEADING HER TEAM TO PRODUCE INNOVATIVE AND SOPHISTICATED EVENT CONCEPTS RESULTING IN UNFORGETTABLE EXPERIENCES FOR THEIR CLIENTS AND THEIR GUESTS.

WITH A BACKGROUND IN HIGH-END FASHION PR AND EVENTS, ALLY HAS WORKED ON SOME OF THE MOST COVETED EVENTS IN SYDNEY WITH CLIENTS SUCH AS LOUIS VUITTON, PASPALEY, FENDI, TAG HEUER, DIOR, JAGUAR, RANGE ROVER, KRUG AND VEUVE CLICQUOT.

HER CREATIVE CONCEPTS AND ENTHUSIASM, COUPLED WITH HER THOROUGH APPROACH RESULTS IN BEAUTIFUL EVENTS THAT RUN SEAMLESSLY.CLIENTS INCLUDE: PINCTADA HOTELS & RESORTS, PASPALEY, LEO BURNETT, COLLETTE DINNIGAN, STUDIO WOO, SHOPBOP, ROLEX, AUDI AUSTRALIA, BELVEDERE, GLENMORANGIE, MOET HENNESSY AUSTRALIA, MCGRATH FOUNDATION, MULTIPLEX, BLACK COMMUNICATIONS, TORSTAR TO NAME A FEW AND A NUMBER OF PRIVATE AND CELEBRITY CLIENTS.

 

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